Things to do for January 23, 2014

The Weekender

Cigars, Monster Trucks and Dirty Movies

The weekend is the greatest cornerback in football.

Thursday
Tailored Suits. Yes, with Bourbon.
READ, CAREFULLY

Tailored Suits. Yes, with Bourbon.

Nothing wrong with shopping online. But you usually have to supply your own bourbon. Not anymore, as Georgetown-based Read Wall has thrown open a showroom to display their made-in-the-USA wares and do consultations for your next custom suit. And give you a whiskey.

Smoked Manhattans and Smoked... Cigars
CIVIL UNION

Smoked Manhattans and Smoked... Cigars

They say smoke ’em if you got ’em. And guess what... you got ’em. Tonight is Civil Cigar Lounge’s first anniversary, so they’re tossing martinis, house Manhattans and smoked Manhattans your way, plus selling most cigars for regular retail-shop prices. Wouldn’t hurt to bring a lighter.

Drinking with Monster-Truck Drivers
MONSTER MASH

Drinking with Monster-Truck Drivers

This weekend, monster trucks come to crush cars at Verizon Center. And on Thursday, you... can’t do that. But what you can do is match wits with the drivers over remote-control monster trucks, while digging into $2-off drafts and 75-cent wings. No one digs into a beer like you.

Friday
Titillating Films. Titillating Ladies.
CHICK FLICKS

Titillating Films. Titillating Ladies.

It’s time to go full Roger Ebert and spend a night with some artsy short films. Which all happen to be of the racier variety. Think one-night stands, affairs and amnesia. Oh, and in between the movies, there’ll be burlesque performances. So hold on to your Twizzlers.

Sunday
Eight Days of BBQ: It’s Meat Week
CRAZY EIGHT

Eight Days of BBQ: It’s Meat Week

Four weeks of New Year’s resolutions was quite enough. It’s time to get back into carnivorous gluttony. Here again, then: Meat Week, the eight-day, BBQ-fueled run-up to the Super Bowl. Every night, you’ll assemble at a different BBQ joint with fellow meat lovers. Then you’ll have 51 weeks to recover.

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